Steven

A. Harr

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

As one of the Firm’s founding partners, Steve currently serves as General Counsel and has served in virtually every position of responsibility including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for four years, Section Head of the Business Litigation group for more than 15 years and as a member of our Shareholder Compensation and Management Committees. His practice focuses on commercial/business litigation, arbitration, mediation and federal/state receiverships.

Steve has represented individuals, companies, partnerships and other business interests in litigation disputes involving intellectual property disputes including patent, copyright, trademark and trade dress; fiduciary relations; account collections; sales, warranty and deceptive trade practice; partner/shareholder relations; banking; lender liability; real estate sales; development and leasing; arbitration; building and industrial construction; surety; manufacturing; telecommunications; trade secrets; employment covenants; housing discriminations and securities fraud. Aside from the preparation and presentation of jury and non-jury trials, Steve’s work includes arbitration, mediation and receiverships.

For more than 17 years, Steve has served on the neutral arbitrator panel for the American Arbitration Association. Most of his experience on the panel has been in the area of complex litigation.

For more than 20 years, Steve has worked extensively in federal and state receiverships. He has many times been appointed by Federal District Courts as a Receiver and Examiner in large securities fraud cases.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Dallas Business Journal – 40 Under 40; Who’s Who in Litigation (1994)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review RatedTM
  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Corporate Counsel Edition (2008-2009); Texas Super Lawyers (2003-2008, 2011-2012)
  • Memberships

    • American Arbitration Association (Arbitrator)
    • Dallas Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Business Litigation Sections
    • National Association of Federal Equity Receivers
    • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
    • Texas Center for Legal Ethics

Overview

As one of the Firm’s founding partners, Steve currently serves as General Counsel and has served in virtually every position of responsibility including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for four years, Section Head of the Business Litigation group for more than 15 years and as a member of our Shareholder Compensation and Management Committees. His practice focuses on commercial/business litigation, arbitration, mediation and federal/state receiverships.

Steve has represented individuals, companies, partnerships and other business interests in litigation disputes involving intellectual property disputes including patent, copyright, trademark and trade dress; fiduciary relations; account collections; sales, warranty and deceptive trade practice; partner/shareholder relations; banking; lender liability; real estate sales; development and leasing; arbitration; building and industrial construction; surety; manufacturing; telecommunications; trade secrets; employment covenants; housing discriminations and securities fraud. Aside from the preparation and presentation of jury and non-jury trials, Steve’s work includes arbitration, mediation and receiverships.

For more than 17 years, Steve has served on the neutral arbitrator panel for the American Arbitration Association. Most of his experience on the panel has been in the area of complex litigation.

For more than 20 years, Steve has worked extensively in federal and state receiverships. He has many times been appointed by Federal District Courts as a Receiver and Examiner in large securities fraud cases.

Experience

  • International Arbitration

    Represented an American company in filing an international arbitration in Dubai against the Government of Dubai. The claim arose out of a wrongful termination of a hotel

  • Receiver + Examiner Appointments

    Appointed by United States District Courts in Texas and Michigan to serve as a Receiver and Examiner in matters involving securities fraud. By way of example, appointed as an

  • Arbitration

    Appointed as an arbitrator in more than 125 matters most of which involved complex commercial litigation. These matters include a wide range of commercial disputes and

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